Best Lawyers in America® Recognizes 33 Gallagher & Kennedy Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

For Immediate Release

Best Lawyers in America® Recognizes 33 Gallagher & Kennedy
Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

 

PHOENIX, Ariz. (August 15, 2029) – Gallagher & Kennedy is proud to announce that 33 of its attorneys, across 34 practice areas, were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers In America®.  Of those recognized, more than half have been included for 10+ years.  Additionally, two shareholders were named Lawyers of the Year: Kevin E. O’Malley (Municipal) and Dalva L. Moellenberg (Environmental Law).  The firm is also proud to have gained three new additions to the list; Joshua Becker, Matthew P. MacLeod, and Matthew R. Boatman.

Attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America® were recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence in 146 practice areas. For the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, 8.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in the inclusion of more than 62,000 lawyers, or approximately 5% of lawyers in private practice in the United States.

Gallagher & Kennedy attorneys received the following Best Lawyers in America® honors:

  • Dana Stagg Belknap – Government Relations Practice; Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law
  • Joshua Becker – Franchise Law
  • Matthew R. Boatman – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Robert W. Boatman – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Timothy D. Brown – Tax Law
  • Shannon L. Clark – Appellate Practice; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs; Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
  • Lincoln Combs – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • James B. Connor – Real Estate Law
  • Joseph E. Cotterman – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Stanton Curry – Environmental Law
  • Mark C. Dangerfield – Commercial Litigation
  • Mark M. Deatherage – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Real Estate
  • Lee Decker – Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental; Natural Resources Law
  • Mark A. Fuller – Appellate Practice; Commercial Litigation
  • Michael L. Gallagher – Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television; Sports Law
  • Donald Peder Johnsen – Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Michael K. Kennedy – Commercial Litigation; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants; Sports Law
  • David P. Kimball – Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental
  • Anne L. Leary – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Matthew P. MacLeod – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Kelly C. Mooney – Tax Law
  • Dalva L. Moellenberg (Santa Fe) – Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental; Natural Resources Law
  • Kevin D. Neal – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Raymond M. Norris – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Kevin E. O’Malley – Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Litigation – Construction; Litigation – Environmental; Litigation – Municipal; Litigation – Securities
  • Jeffrey T. Pyburn – Litigation – Insurance; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Michael R. Ross – Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Dean C. Short II – Corporate Law; Sports Law
  • Terence W. Thompson – Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Woodrow C. Thompson – Criminal Defense: General Practice; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; DUI/DWI Defense
  • William Charles Thomson – Commercial Litigation
  • Jay S. Volquardsen – DUI/DWI Defense
  • David L. Wallis – Environmental Law


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